Customs Boss Signs MoU With FRSC, Pledges Active Synergy On Data Sharing to Suppress Smuggling of Vehicles
The Comptroller-General of Customs, CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, for automated data sharing on vehicle registration.
The Customs Boss, along with his counterpart, Corps Marshal Dauda Ali, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Abuja.
In his speech, the CGC disclosed that the collaboration would foster unity between the two agencies and help prevent revenue leakages.
He said, “The MoU would lead to seamless collaboration, operational efficiency, enhanced compliance and innovative problem-solving.”
Other areas pointed out by the CGC in his address include resource optimization, road safety, revenue generation and other essential aspects of vehicle documentation.
In his response, Corps Marshal Dauda Ali Biyu commended the Customs Boss for his dedication towards the signing of the MoU. He assured the CGC of his commitment to partnering with the Customs Service to combat smuggling, revenue leakages, theft and other social crimes.
He further expressed interest in data sharing and emphasized the positive outcomes expected from the collaboration.
To solidify their commitment to cooperation, the Corps Marshal also appointed CGC Adeniyi MFR, as a Special Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps.